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Pelican Bay State Prison
PO Box 7200,
Crescent City CA 95532-7200
(707) 465-1000 

Pelican Bay Prison Project

Pictures from Pelican Bay

The Cruelest Prison (Scot Irish, Jan. 19, 2006)

Psychiatrist at Pelican Bay  (Legal Affairs, April, 2004)

A Necessary Evil? - Pelican Bay  L.A. Times (Oct. 19, 2003)

President Bush Addresses Inmates (White House, May 1, 2002)

If the SHU Fits:  Cruel and Unusual Punishment :  Pelican Bay
(Sally Mann Romano, 45 Emory L. J., Summer, 1996)

Pelican Bay Archives (PrisonTalk)

Pelican Bay Photo Tour (The Daily Triplicate, Bryant Anderson)

How we got the Security Housing Unit  (Terry Kupers, M.D.)

Super Maximum Security Can't Stop Prisoners

Pelican Bay Liable in Guard's Sex Harassment Case


Torture at Pelican Bay (Donald C. Johnson)

Tough Time - Inside Pelikan Bay - (Ottawa Citizen, April 28, 2002)

Pelican Bay - Skeleton Bay (Luis Rodriguez)

Brave Resistance at Pelican Bay (Revolutionary Worker, Nov. 28, 2002)


Alcatraz - a Virtual Tour

Alcatraz History Website

Alcatraz - National Parks Service

Golden Gate National Recreation Area


The Legacy of Corcoran

Inside California's Brutal Maximum Security Prison - 2001-2002

Inside Corcoran State Prison - 2002-2004


California's Crowded Prisons

Prison Rights Advocacy - California Prison Focus

Security Housing Units - California Prison Focus

California Prison Focus - Survival - Newsletter, Winter, 2005


Expose Video - PBS, WNET-13

Gangs Reach Out - National Public Radio, March 7, 2005
Gangs Keep Tight Rein - NPR, March 12, 2005

El Andar:  California's War in the Fields - Winter, 2003

Long Arm of the Outlaw  (Center for Investigative Reporting)
Nuestra Familia News Stories 

Nuestra Familia - 3-part series (El Andar)


More Life in Prison for Brotherhood Inmates - A.P., Nov. 21, 2006

AB Leaders' Trial Wraps Up - NPR, July 14, 2006

AB Plotted to Avenge Gotti Attack - A.P., April 15, 2006

Monster's Ball - O.C. Weekly, March 21, 2006

Aryan Brotherhood Trials Begin - Washington Post, March 6, 2006

Hate Crimes in Prison - AlterNet, Nov. 21, 2005

Bringing Down the Brotherhood. part 1 - Westword, May 5, 2005

Who'll Stop the Reign - Aryan Brotherhood Trial - L.A. Weekly, Feb. 2005

The Brand - The New Yorker - David Grann - Feb. 9, 2004

Convict Wins Release from Supermax - Phoenix New Times, Sept. 27, 2001